Tables About Taranaki Region



2006 Census

Highest Qualification of People in Taranaki Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
No qualification
 23,607  708,432
Level 1 certificate gained at school
 11,697  386,070
Level 2 certificate gained at school
 6,465  263,850
Level 3 or 4 certificate gained at school
 2,427  170,055
Overseas secondary school qualification
 2,022  172,590
Level 1, 2 or 3 certificate gained post-school
 3,654  128,622
Level 4 certificate gained post-school
 8,523  286,599
Level 5 diploma
 2,601  110,496
Level 6 diploma
 4,020  157,869
Bachelor degree and level 7 qualifications
 4,848  315,846
Post-graduate and honours degree
 882  55,461
Masters degree
 693  59,703
Doctorate degree
 138  16,767
Not elsewhere included(3)
 9,882  328,014
Total  81,450  3,160,374

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. For further information on the qualifications framework, refer to the statistical standard for qualifications, available from the Statistics New Zealand website: www.stats.govt.nz
3. Includes 'highest qualification unidentifiable' and 'not stated'.

Highest Qualification of Māori in Taranaki Region and New Zealand,(1)(2) 2006 Census
 
Region/ City/ DistrictNew Zealand
No qualification
 3,726  130,146
Level 1 certificate gained at school
 1,533  54,549
Level 2 certificate gained at school
 723  31,194
Level 3 or 4 certificate gained at school
 312  17,892
Overseas secondary school qualification
 24  1,467
Level 1, 2 or 3 certificate gained post-school
 681  21,150
Level 4 certificate gained post-school
 807  27,450
Level 5 diploma
 210  9,456
Level 6 diploma
 258  10,110
Bachelor degree and level 7 qualifications
 342  17,907
Post-graduate and honours degree
 51  2,532
Masters degree
 30  2,244
Doctorate degree
 0  387
Not elsewhere included(3)
 1,434  38,928
Total  10,131  365,406

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. For further information on the qualifications framework, refer to the statistical standard for qualifications, available from the Statistics New Zealand website: www.stats.govt.nz
3. Includes 'highest qualification unidentifiable' and 'not stated'. 

1996–2006 Censuses

Highest Qualification of People in Taranaki Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
No qualification
 31,944  23,946  23,607
Level 1 cert gained at school
 9,936  12,039  11,694
Level 2 cert gained at school
 6,243  6,786  6,462
Level 3 or 4 cert gained at school
 1,956  2,475  2,427
Overseas secondary school qual
 837  2,079  2,022
Level 1, 2 or 3 cert post-school
 2,514  3,219  3,651
Level 4 cert post-school
 5,658  4,518  8,523
Level 5 diploma
 1,179  1,749  2,601
Level 6 diploma
 5,343  5,217  4,020
Bachelor deg and level 7 quals
 2,436  3,066  4,848
Post-grad and honours degree(3)
 1,071  1,176  879
Masters degree
......  693
Doctorate degree
......  138
Not elsewhere included(4)
 11,295  12,231  9,879
Total  80,409  78,498  81,447

1. All figures are for the census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. For further information on the qualifications framework, refer to the statistical standard for qualifications, available from the Statistics New Zealand website: www.stats.govt.nz
3. For 1996 and 2001, post-graduate and honours degree, masters degree and doctorate degree data was produced as part of a higher degree category. For time series, the higher degree data is shown under the post-graduate and honours degree category.
4. Includes responses classified as 'response unidentifiable' and 'not stated' for 1996. Includes 'highest qualification unidentifiable' and 'not stated' for 2001 and 2006.

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Highest Qualification of Māori in Taranaki Region,(1)(2) 1996–2006 Censuses
 
199620012006
No qualification
 4,707  3,576  3,726
Level 1 cert gained at school
 1,137  1,398  1,536
Level 2 cert gained at school
 630  681  723
Level 3 or 4 cert gained at school
 195  267  312
Overseas secondary school qual
 9  21  21
Level 1, 2 or 3 cert post-school
 360  495  681
Level 4 cert post-school
 393  288  807
Level 5 diploma
 57  207  207
Level 6 diploma
 264  312  258
Bachelor deg and level 7 quals
 108  171  342
Post-grad and honours degree(3)
 33  36  51
Masters degree
......  30
Doctorate degree
......  0
Not elsewhere included(4)
 1,191  1,461  1,434
Total  9,078  8,910  10,128

1. All figures are for the Māori ethnic group census usually resident population count aged 15 years and over.
2. For further information on the qualifications framework, refer to the statistical standard for qualifications, available from the Statistics New Zealand website: www.stats.govt.nz
3. For 1996 and 2001, post-graduate and honours degree, masters degree and doctorate degree data was produced as part of a higher degree category. For time series, the higher degree data is shown under the post-graduate and honours degree category.
4. Includes responses classified as 'response unidentifiable' and 'not stated' for 1996. Includes 'highest qualification unidentifiable' and 'not stated' for 2001 and 2006.

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Note: This data has been randomly rounded to protect confidentiality. Individual figures may not add up to totals and values for the same data may vary in different tables.